This is a collection of CRS Reports on workplace issues, which have been produced as unbiased responses to Congressional Requests at the Library of Congress.

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Manuscripts from 2013

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Unemployment Insurance: Consequences of Changes in State Unemployment Compensation Laws, Katelin P. Isaacs

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Federal Programs Available to Unemployed Workers, Katelin P. Isaacs, David H. Bradley, Benjamin Collins, and Janemarie Mulvey

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Codes of Conduct for Multinational Corporations: An Overview, James K. Jackson

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Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis, James K. Jackson

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Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations, James K. Jackson

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Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal, James K. Jackson

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Outsourcing and Insourcing Jobs in the U.S. Economy: Evidence Based on Foreign Investment Data, James K. Jackson

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The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position, James K. Jackson

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U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Trends and Current Issues, James K. Jackson

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Trade Facilitation, Enforcement, and Security, Vivian C. Jones and Marc R. Rosenblum

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An Analysis of Where American Companies Report Profits: Indications of Profit Shifting, Mark P. Keightley

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Health Insurance Exchanges: Health Insurance “Navigators” and In-Person Assistance, Suzanne M. Kirchhoff

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Physician Practices: Background, Organization, and Market Consolidation, Suzanne M. Kirchhoff

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Assistance to Firefighters Program: Distribution of Fire Grant Funding, Lennard G. Kruger

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Economic Growth and the Unemployment Rate, Linda Levine

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The Increase in Unemployment Since 2007: Is It Cyclical or Structural?, Linda Levine

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“Hollowing Out” in U.S. Manufacturing: Analysis and Issues for Congress, Marc Levinson

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Job Creation in the Manufacturing Revival, Marc Levinson

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U.S. Manufacturing in International Perspective, Marc Levinson

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Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP): Available Health Insurance Options, Annie L. Mach

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Laws Affecting the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), Annie L. Mach and Ada S. Cornell

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Women in the United States Congress: Historical Overview, Tables, and Discussion, Jennifer E. Manning, Colleen J. Shogan, and Ida A. Brudnick

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Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Enforcement: Legal Issues, Kate M. Manuel and Todd Garvey

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Insourcing Functions Performed by Federal Contractors: Legal Issues, Kate M. Manuel and Jack Maskell

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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Policy Issues, Gerald Mayer

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): An Overview, Gerald Mayer, Benjamin Collins, and David H. Bradley

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Student Bullying: Overview of Research, Federal Initiatives, and Legal Issues, Gail McCallion and Jody Feder

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Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program: Overview and Current Issues, William R. Morton

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Primer on Disability Benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Umar Moulta-Ali

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Potential Employer Penalties Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Janemarie Mulvey

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Potential Employer Penalties Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Janemarie Mulvey

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Who Regulates Whom and How? An Overview of U.S. Financial Regulatory Policy for Banking and Securities Markets, Edward V. Murphy

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The Proposed Equal Rights Amendment: Contemporary Ratification Issues, Thomas H. Neale

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Current Debates over Exchange Rates: Overview and Issues for Congress, Rebecca M. Nelson

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Social Security: The Trust Fund, Dawn Nuschler and Gary Sidor

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Keystone XL Pipeline Project: Key Issues, Paul W. Parfomak, Robert Pirog, Linda Luther, and Adam Vann

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Keystone XL Pipeline Project: Key Issues, Paul W. Parfomak, Robert Pirog, Linda Luther, and Adam Vann

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Veterans and Homelessness, Libby Perl

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U.S. Textile Manufacturing and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations, Michaela D. Platzer

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Border Security: Understanding Threats at U.S. Borders, Marc R. Rosenblum, Jerome P. Bjelopera, and Kristin M. Finklea

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Long-Term Unemployment Over Men's Careers, Donna S. Rothstein

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Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2013, Barbara Salazar Torreon

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Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer, John F. Sargent Jr.

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The U.S. Science and Engineering Workforce: Recent, Current, and Projected Employment, Wages, and Unemployment, John F. Sargent Jr.

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U.S. Farm Income, Randy Schnepf

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Social Security: The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), Christine Scott

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Social Security: What Would Happen If the Trust Funds Ran Out?, Christine Scott

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The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), Christine Scott

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Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress, Alison Siskin and Liana Sun Wyler

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Latin America: Terrorism Issues, Mark P. Sullivan and June S. Beittel

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Social Security Reform: Legal Analysis of Social Security Benefit Entitlement Issues, Kathleen S. Swendiman and Thomas J. Nicola

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U.S. Household Savings for Retirement in 2010, John J. Topoleski

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NAFTA at 20: Overview and Trade Effects, M. Angeles Villareal and Ian F. Fergusson

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U.S. Immigration Policy: Chart Book of Key Trends, Ruth Ellen Wasem

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Expediting the Return to Work: Approaches in the Unemployment Compensation Program, Julie M. Whittaker

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Taxation of Unemployment Benefits, Julie M. Whittaker

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Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC08): Current Status of Benefits, Julie M. Whittaker and Katelin P. Isaacs

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Unemployment Insurance: Legislative Issues in the 113th Congress, Julie M. Whittaker and Katelin P. Isaacs

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Unemployment Insurance: Programs and Benefits, Julie M. Whittaker and Katelin P. Isaacs

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Unemployment Insurance: Programs and Benefits, Julie M. Whittaker and Katelin P. Isaacs

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Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Countries: Comparative Trade and Economic Analysis, Brock R. Williams

Manuscripts from 2012

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Globalization, Worker Insecurity, and Policy Approaches, Raymond J. Ahearn

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The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases, D. Andrew Austin and Mindy R. Levin

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Employee Stock Options: Tax Treatment and Tax Issues, James M. Bickley

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Comparing Compensation for Federal and Private-Sector Workers: An Overview, David H. Bradley

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Immigration of Temporary Lower-Skilled Workers: Current Policy and Related Issues, Andorra Bruno

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Immigration of Temporary Lower-Skilled Workers: Current Policy and Related Issues, Andorra Bruno

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The Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: Issues for Congress, David F. Burrelli

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The Role of TARP Assistance in the Restructuring of General Motors, Bill Canis and Baird Webel

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The Senior Executive Service: Background and Options for Reform, Maeve P. Carey

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Right to Work Laws: Legislative Background and Empirical Research, Benjamin Collins

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers, Benjamin Collins

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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers, Benjamin Collins

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Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, Benjamin Collins

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Supplemental Security Income: An Overview, Congressional Budget Office

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Small Business Size Standards: A Historical Analysis of Contemporary Issues, Robert Jay Dilger

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Small Business Size Standards: A Historical Analysis of Contemporary Issues, Robert Jay Dilger

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The Depreciating Dollar: Economic Effects and Policy Response, Craig K. Elwell

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Welfare-to-Work Revisited, Gene Falk

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Welfare Waivers, Gene Falk

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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF Financing and Federal Requirements, Gene Falk

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Racial Profiling: Legal and Constitutional Issues, Jody Feder

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Vulnerable Youth: Background and Policies, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara

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Vulnerable Youth: Employment and Job Training Programs, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara

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Youth and the Labor Force: Background and Trends, Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara

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Poverty in the United States: 2011, Thomas Gabe

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Antipoverty Effects of Unemployment Insurance, Thomas Gabe and Julie M. Whittaker

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Authority of State and Local Police to Enforce Federal Immigration Law, Michael John Garcia and Kate M. Manuel

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Federal Benefits and the Same-Sex Partners of Federal Employees, Wendy Ginsberg and John J. Topoleski

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Unemployment: Issues in the 112th Congress, Jane G. Gravelle, Thomas L. Hungerford, and Linda Levine

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Federal Tax Benefits for Manufacturing: Current Law, Legislative Proposals, and Issues for the 112th Congress, Gary Guenther

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Sourcing Policy: Selected Developments and Issues, L. Elaine Halchin

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Congressional Responses to Selected Work Stoppages in Professional Sports, L. Elaine Halchin, Justin Murray, Jon O. Shimabukuro, and Kathleen Anne Ruane

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Federal Labor Relations Statutes: An Overview, Alexandra Hegji

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Federal Labor Relations Statutes: An Overview, Alexandra Hegji

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Receipt of Unemployment Insurance by Higher-Income Unemployed Workers (“Millionaires”), Donald Hirasuna

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Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy, J. F. Hornbeck

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Taxes and the Economy: An Economic Analysis of the Top Tax Rates Since 1945 (Updated), Thomas L. Hungerford

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Taxes and the Economy: An Economic Analysis of the Top Tax Rates Since 1945, Thomas L. Hungerford

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Federal Employees’ Retirement System: Benefits and Financing, Katelin P. Isaacs